DEEP: News Releases - 2015
News Releases - 2015
June
6/30/2015Fourth-of-July Beachgoers Asked to “Fish, Swim, and Play from 50 Yards Away” of Bird Nesting Areas
  Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) is asking the public to help protect birds that nest in coastal areas, especially during the very busy summer beach season.
6/25/2015Osborne Homestead Museum Celebrates Connecticut’s Historic Gardens Day
  Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) is hosting a free tour of the Osborne Homestead Museum, Derby, on Sunday, June 28 to celebrate the Twelfth Annual Connecticut’s Historic Gardens Day.
6/5/2015Governor’s Greenways Council Presents 16th Annual Greenways Awards
  The Governor’s Greenways Council today commended seven individuals and a non-profit organization that have made significant contributions to the promotion, development and enhancement of Greenways – linear open space in Connecticut – and designated a new greenway at a ceremony this morning along the Naugatuck River Greenway at the University of Connecticut, Torrington Branch.
6/1/2015CT Forest Products and Recreation Contribute $3.3 Billion Annually to the State’s Economy
  A recent study shows that Connecticut’s forests are making a major contribution to the state’s economy – in addition to providing scenic beauty, habitat for wildlife, protection of resources, and abundant outdoor recreation opportunities for residents and visitors alike.